War on Children: Child abuse spreads across races

October 27, 2016

According to state reports, the investigations of child abuse in Escambia County match the racial demographics of the area.     Last year, the Pensacola News Journal published an award-winning series on child abuse – “Victims…


Real Men Wear Pink…and drink beer tonight

October 27, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and everywhere you look you see the color pink. Breast cancer is a disease that touches us all in some way or another. The American Cancer Society does a tremendous…

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State launches Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program

October 26, 2016

Today, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor joined Senate President Andy Gardiner, along with Florida businesses and advocates, to announce the launch of the Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program. Governor Rick Scott…


Free screening of ‘Being Mortal’ on Nov. 1

October 20, 2016

Covenant Care is holding a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on Nov. 1, 6-8 p.m. at University of West Florida, Building 22. After the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation…


Largest public art project in city’s history

October 18, 2016

Pensacola artists preparing for largest public art project in city’s history Sketching underway for 3,000-square-foot mural to be painted on Jefferson Street parking garage in downtown Pensacola PENSACOLA: In just a few weeks, fine artists Evan…


IMPACT impacts Pensacola area

October 17, 2016

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, extends special congratulations to this year’s grant recipients. Each of the following organizations was awarded $108,200 today after a thorough grant review, committee process and membership…


Panhandle Charitable Open Sets Record, over $210K

October 12, 2016

The Panhandle Charitable Open recently set a fundraising record during its 15th Anniversary event held at the end of September. All of the $210,000 net proceeds of the PCO support local charity organizations in the Pensacola…